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  1. Is severe punishment the best way to prevent crimes?

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie, Ronald Ling

    ... appears to be a more 'ideal' method to prevent crimes. It is moral, passive, and doesn't require locking people up in jail. But is it really the most effective way? I don't ... are often influenced by factors outside school or government; being well educated won't sway them. The only feasible way to prevent such people from committing crimes is by presenting ...

  2. Police arrest woman for assault after champagne celebration sprays liaison office guard

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters A woman celebrating Liu Xiaobo's winning of the Nobel Peace Prize with 19 other activists outside the central government liaison office yesterday was arrested after spraying a security guard with champagne. Ip Ho-yee, 22, said: ' ...

  3. Education key to promotion

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... continuity plans and contingency measures when the need arises. All these should be conducted in a composed and professional manner to prevent security incidents from escalating and causing ...

  4. Second guard arrested over shot fired inside mall

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A second security guard involved in a shooting incident at a busy Causeway Bay shopping mall on Sunday night was arrested yesterday morning. The 40-year-old was one of a five-strong Guardforce cash escort team carrying out duties at the Style ...

  5. Lawmakers voice concern over police plan to plug data leaks

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Lawmakers yesterday voiced fears over a plan by police to set up a HK$400 million secure network for remote access to the force's database to prevent officers inadvertently leaking data onto the internet. They are worried over the cost-effectiveness and the risk of losing confidential information. Security panel chairman Lau Kong-wah said information security ...

  6. Intractable problems of police and judiciary exposed

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Astrid S Tuminez

    ... of these incidents, Mindanao police might be expected to display greater operational efficiency. But this has not been the case. The police often fail to resolve such crimes, and victims' families may ...

  7. Union claims lifesavers face discrimination

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Forty lifeguards staged a protest yesterday during which they accused the management of Jordan Valley Swimming Pool of discriminating against them because of their union activities. They also accused the staff of misusing the closed circuit v ...

  8. Survey reports 98pc fraud rate on the mainland

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... are more willing to admit they have faced fraud. Before, many did not want to face the problem,' she said. 'The human factor is the most important element in preventing fraud. Companies ... can they prevent fraud.' Edward Chow Kwong-fai, the chairman of CIG Yangtze Ports, a Hong Kong-listed company with port operations on the mainland, said fraud was a major concern when ...

  9. Innocent must be protected at all cost

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and frustration by deliberately harming the most innocent and vulnerable members of society. Few crimes are as heinous as this one. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims. We hope they have the strength to endure and triumph over what is clearly too much to bear for any parent. The attacks that followed each other so closely indicate the possibility of copycat crimes. Schools for rich ...

  10. University entrance exam begins amid tightened security

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Measures to prevent cheating have been upgraded, with most exam venues having installed devices to block wireless signals, state media have reported. Strict security precautions are also being ...




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